East Valley Real Estate and Community News

Nov. 3, 2014

Ocotillo Community in Chandler AZ

Ocotillo: Beautiful Homes in a Community that offers everything

Arizona Real Estate


Are you looking for a home that suits your lifestyle? Look no further than the Ocotillo community in Chandler Az. The community offers all types of homes for sale from the luxurious to the super luxurious. Whether it is a gated community home you are looking for or a home with a spectacular view of the lakes, you will find something to suit your purse and distinctive lifestyle.


The Ocotillo community offers many irresistible attractions that can help you to make the right choice. On the borders of the lakes is a golf resort, managed by Troon Golf, the 101 and 202 Freeways are close at hand, the Chandler Fashion Mall and the Phoenix Premium Outlets are located nearby and so is the Hamilton Aquatic Center, Firebird International Raceway and the Snedigar Sports Complex.  If you work for Intel, Motorola, or Orbital then the choice of a home in this community should not be a difficult one for you to make.


Homes for sale on the fantastic waterfront offer terrific views from most bedrooms. You can also opt for:

  • homes with a view of the mountains
  • executive homes
  • condos
  • a tree–lined gated community home
  • multi-family home  
  • single family homes


There is no dearth of choice of a home in the Ocotillo community. Whether your lifestyle dictates a quiet peaceful atmosphere or the more bustling one with shops and restaurants. This community gives you the luxury of choosing exactly what you desire.


Ocotillo community is a paradise set in a corner of Arizona where the desert never touches it. Whatever type of home you choose and anywhere you go in this paradise you will be greeted by lush greenery, mature trees, expansive parks, pedestrian walkways and biking paths to enjoy an outdoor environment. It’s a great place for children to grow up in with excellent schools and sporting facilities. Choose from swimming, boating, skating, baseball and soccer. The community is also ideally located for the senior citizen to enjoy quality retirement. And there are casinos nearby for the times when adults need a little night life.


The upscale, clean and pollution-free environment adds to the charm of the Ocotillo community. So don’t wait forever to buy a home you always dreamed of.  You could be hard pressed to choose from the variety of homes for sale because each one of the homes has something spectacular to offer the discerning buyer.   


Ocotillo golf course homes

Ocotillo homes with pools

Ocotillo homes on the water

Ocotillo homes with Mountain Views

All Ocotillo homes for sale

Oct. 21, 2014

Home Plus Mortgage Loan

Home Plus Mortgage Loan - No Money Down


AZ Dept. of Housing Mortgage


On October 1, 2014 "Home Plus" became available for Homes in Maricopa County.  Previously the "Home Plus" Mortgage Loan was only available in area's outside of Maricopa and Pima County. This is a Mortgage Loan Program allows a borrower to get into a Home with 0% Down.  The Home Plus Mortgage Loan Progam is a 30yr Fixed Rate Mortgage with Down Payment Assistance of 4% of the final loan amount.  

United States Military members may get an additional 1%. This would be a total of 5% Down Payment Assistance toward the Purchase of a home.  The Arizona Department of Housing funds the Home Plus Mortgage at the time of closing / funding.

Here are some details about how the "Home Plus" Program works:

FHA, Conventional, VA or USDA Mortgages

Down Payment / Closing Cost Assistance

Grant is NOT a loan and is not repayable

Homebuyer Education Course Required

Purchase Price

     - Conventional, VA, USDA: up to $353,360

     - FHA: up to $281,000

Income Limits

     - up to $88,340


     - Owner occupied, Primary Residences only

Debt to Income Ratio's capped at 45%

Credit Score Requirements

     - Conventional:  680 Score for 95.01% to 97%; 640 Score for 95% and below 

     - FHA: 640 Minimum Score

 Properties in all Counties for Arizona (except Pima)


For more info and more qualifications contact us Today!  

*Source: http://www.ehousingplus.com/*